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Resources & Procurement Opportunities for Businesses during COVID-19

Last update: July 24, 2020

Corona virus COVID-19

WBE Canada is collecting important resources for Canadian WBEs to support you during the COVID-19 crisis. Check back as this list will be updated on an ongoing basis. 

Outline

  1. Procurement Opportunities
  2. Online Learning
  3. Resources for reopening
  4. Tips & Resources 
  5. Financial Support
  6. Taxes

1.Procurement Opportunities

  • Tender opportunity – The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) –Emergency Services Depot has posted a requirement for the supply and delivery of sharp containers for COVID-19 on Buyandsell.gc.ca. The sharp containers must be made in accordance with specifications listed in the Request for Proposal.  This opportunity closes on July 29, 2020 at 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time. For full details on this requirement, please read the Tender Notice Sharp Containers (6D024-202341/C) .
  • Tender opportunity – The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) – Emergency Services Depot has posted a requirement for the supply and delivery of various vaccines consumables for COVID-19 on Buyandsell.gc.ca. The vaccination consumables must be made in accordance specifications listed in the Request for Proposal.  This opportunity closes on July 29, 2020 at 14:00 Eastern Daylight Time. For full details on this requirement, please read the Tender Notice Vaccines Consumables 6D024-202341/B .
  • Government of Canada – Information for manufacturers of hard-surface disinfectants and hand sanitizers
  • Ontario Government – Supply emergency products
  • Ontario Government – Supply innovative approaches to fight COVID-19
  • Ontario Government – Submit products, solutions or services to fight COVID-19
  • Opportunities through WBE Canada (reserved for Certified WBEs) – Hand sanitizers, toilet paper, protective gowns, masks & gloves, cleaning supplies, IT support, and more – contact Michelle Bianchi to let her know your capabilities.
  • Additional opportunities are posted in Certified WBE LinkedIn group on an ongoing basis.

2. Online Learning

Upcoming training

Growing Your Business Through Supplier Diversity: August 19 @ 12pm ET

WBE Canada 2020 Annual Conference
WBE Canada’s 2020 Annual Conference: November 9-10 @ 1pm ET

Recorded sessions

3. Resources for reopening 

Getting ready for reopening? Here are some resources to help you safely reopen:

3. Tips & Resources

4. Financial support

5. Taxes

Looking for more information? Check out President’s Message: COVID-19 or COVID-19 Updates & Information for Businesses

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